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Place: Wigston [Magna]

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 86.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 24 converted carucates units; 0.9 geld units (very large).

Wigston [Magna] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 24 converted carucates units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 32 villagers. 12 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1 female slave. 31 freemen. 1 priest. 7 other.
  • Ploughland: 16 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 13 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 6.0 lord's lands. Meadow 50 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Ralph (of Hereford).
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,1

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